Alexis Fitzsimmons

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and doctoral students will be presenting at the International Public Relations Research Conference in Orlando, Florida from March 3-5. Public Relations Associate Professor Rita Men and doctoral students Jie Jin, Renee Mitson, Yufan Sunny Qin, and Marc Vielledent will receive the…

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Posted: March 2, 2022

Amy Jo Coffey, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Media Production, Management, and Technology associate professor, is the recipient of the third place faculty paper award in the 2021 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) for “Video Measurement and Analytics: Best Practices and Industry…

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Posted: July 21, 2021

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and doctoral students are the recipients of research paper awards in the 2021 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Public Relations Division and the Mass Communication & Society Division Moeller Student Paper Competition.         The…

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Posted: June 7, 2021

Frank Waddell, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor and four CJC doctoral students are the recipients of top paper awards from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). The papers will be presented at the virtual 2021 AEJMC conference from Aug. 4-7.…

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Posted: May 17, 2021

In 2017, a nine-episode documentary series, Vaccines Revealed, was shared on a closed Facebook group affiliated with anti-vaccination topics.  Since then, the content information on the series had 29,000 shares on Facebook alone. These films were promoted as being superior to the knowledge of doctors and were often referenced in…

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Posted: March 16, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) doctoral student Amanda Bradshaw was lead author of “Propagandizing Anti-Vaccination: Analysis of ‘Vaccines Revealed’ Documentary Series” published in Vaccine on Jan. 22. Co-authors include: UFCJC Advertising professor Debbie Treise; , doctoral students , Matthew Cretul, Aantaki Raisa, Alexis Bajalia; Public Relations…

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Posted: January 30, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations doctoral student Alexis Bajalia has been awarded the Grunig PRIME Research Fellowship from the Institute for Public Relations (IPR)  at their 58th Annual Distinguished Lecture and Awards Dinner in New York City. The PRIME Fellowship is one of the most…

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Posted: November 20, 2019